CBC Windsor May 11 COVID-19 update: Here’s what’s happening today

The Windsor Essex County Health Unit will provide a daily COVID-19 update Monday morning. 

WATCH| The health unit’s COVID-19 update for May 11 live at 9 a.m.:

Over the weekend, 20 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Windsor-Essex and another person died from the disease. 

The woman was in her 90s and lived in a long-term care home.

The number of pending tests also increased to 1,668 as of Sunday. 

There are now outbreaks at 15 long-term care and retirement homes in the region after four facilities were added to the health unit’s list this weekend. 

WECHU breaks down the numbers of seniors facilities experiencing outbreaks in Windsor-Essex County. (WECHU)

COVID-19 in Sarnia-Lambton

Lambton Public Health reported there are 200 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in that region. 

Overall, 17 people have died and 142 people have recovered from the disease. 

Long-term care home Vision Nursing Home in Sarnia is currently under an outbreak. There are four cases among residents and two cases in staff members. Three residents there have died. 

COVID-19 in Chatham-Kent

Chatham-Kent Pubic Health reported 90 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the region, with more than half of them connected to a single workplace.

The recent uptick was due to an outbreak at Greenhill Produce greenhouse near Kent Bridge. Fifty-two workers there have tested positive for the disease. 

In Chatham-Kent, one person has died due to COVID-19 and 83 people have recovered. 

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